Category Archives: Dead

Killed – Patrick Addo Odoikyene (Marina Del Rey, CA)

Patrick Addo Odoikyene

atrick Addo Odoikyene, a 47-year-old black man, was shot and killed Dec. 30 in the 4200 block of Via Marina Court in Marina Del Rey, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Odoikyene was found in the early morning hours in a parking lot of an upscale apartment complex with multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Witnesses heard multiple gunshots and saw a man “wearing dark clothing and a dark hooded sweatshirt” running from the scene.

Odoikyene was pronounced dead at 3:10 a.m. at the scene, said Ed Winter, a spokesman with the coroner’s office.

In an email sent Monday to residents of the Shores apartments, management identified Odoikyene as a “courtesy patrol” team member.

A person with knowledge of the incident who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the investigation was still ongoing said courtesy patrol members are employees of an outside firm who assist the complex’s residents and visitors.

Witnesses in the 4200 block of Via Marina Court heard two male voices arguing, doors slamming and then two gunshots at around 2:45 a.m, Lt. Dave Dolson of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

A former security guard charged with killing his supervisor at a Marina Del Rey apartment complex is due in court Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Byron Keith Street, 47, has been charged with one count of murder with a special circumstance allegation that the murder was committed during a burglary. Street is due in court Wednesday for an arraignment hearing. Street also faces three counts of vandalism of property worth over $400.

Street worked as a security guard at an upscale apartment complex but was suspended by Patrick Odoikyene, 47, his supervisor, for bringing his girlfriend to work.

Prosecutors say Street fatally shot Odoikyene on Dec. 30.


Killed – Carlos Ramos-Diaz (York, PA)


Update, Tuesday
An autopsy today on the body of shooting victim Carlos Ramos-Diaz determined his cause of death to be multiple gunshot wounds and his manner of death to be homicide, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.

York City Police continue to investigate Ramos-Diaz’s death, but as of this afternoon, had not issued any updates.

Monday, Dec. 30

A fistfight between two men at a York party Monday morning resulted in the shooting death of a 19-year-old city man, according to York City Police.

About 2:06 a.m., police were called to a home in the 1000 block of East Philadelphia Street. As they began interviewing witnesses, police heard that the victim – later identified as Carlos Ramos-Diaz, 19, of York – had been taken to York Hospital.

Ramos-Diaz was pronounced dead at the hospital at 2:40 a.m., according to York County Deputy Coroner Steve Cosey. An autopsy on his body is planned for this morning, Cosey said.

Ruben Delvalles-Vicente, 29, allegedly shot Ramos-Diaz at least twice as he was walking to a car to leave, said Captain Russell Tschopp, head of the city’s detective bureau.

Delvalles-Vicente, of 344 Smyser St., was arrested the day of the shooting and is charged with homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide, according to his charging documents.

Double Shooting – Killed – Eulises Grandos (Chicago, IL)


Eulises Grandos was killed in an early Monday drive-by shooting in the Pilsen neighborhood that left another man wounded.

Grandos and three other men left a West Side bar about 2 a.m. after getting into an argument with another group of men, authorities said.

Grandos and his acquaintances drove off in a car and were stopped at a light in the 1300 block of West Cermak Road when an SUV pulled up and somebody inside opened fire, authorities said.

The SUV fled and the car sped off and eventually crashed near West Cermak Road and South Loomis Street, police said.

Grandos, 22, of the 2400 block of South Central Park Avenue, was shot in the head and died at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 21-year-old man was also shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “stable” condition, police said.

The other men in the car were not wounded, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man killed as Eulises Grandos, 22, of the 2400 block of South Central Park Avenue in Chicago. Grandos was one of two men shot about 2:05 a.m. Monday in the 1300 block of West Cermak Road in the Pilsen neighborhood. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition but later died, according to police.

Killed – Preston Flowers (South Bend, IN)

Preston Flowers

On Dec. 30, 2013, a woman came home to find her husband shot dead in the front yard of their home; and this mystery still remains unsolved.

Preston Flowers was 42 years old. It happened at 1:20 a.m. in the 3900-block of Roxbury Plaza near the intersection of Lincoln Way West and N. Sheridan, south of Voorde Park.

Autopsy results showed he died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Killed – Man (St Louis, MO)


ST. LOUIS • A passenger found dead at the scene of a car crash in St. Louis early Monday morning had been shot, authorities say.

Police have not yet released the man’s name.

Police found him at about 1:20 a.m. at the scene of a vehicle crash in the 2700 block of North 11th Street. Police say the vehicle was in the northbound lane of traffic, near the curb.

The dead man inside had been shot in the neck and head.

Killed – Sherman D. Martin (Portsmouth, OH)

Sherman D. Martin

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) — The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting death after a neighbor found a man with an apparent gunshot wound on a back porch.

A little after 11 p.m. Sunday, Marcus Huston says he heard a gunshot next door on in the 3700 block of State Route 139 in Portsmouth.

He walked to the home and saw a man lying on the back porch. He says it appeared he’d been shot in the head.

Huston called 911. He recognized the victim, 45-year-old Sherman Martin.—238004961.html

Double Murder – Killed – Man (Detroit, MI)


Precinct: 8th Precinct
Location: 19000 block of Archdale
Date/Time: 12/29/2013 10:10 p.m.

The grandmother’s boyfriend (suspect) shot both male victims, 31 and 23, when they attempted to stop a fight between the grandmother’s boyfriend and her granddaughter, after the grandmother ordered her granddaughter to remove her personal property from the grandmother’s house. The suspect and the grandmother fled in a 2001 burgundy Chevy Impala. Both victims died.